Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter brunnea

Phyllonorycter brunnea Deschka, 1975

on Ulmus


Long lower surface tentiform mine between two lateral veins, touching the midrib, strongly malforming the leaf. Frass collected in the distal angle of the mine. The pupa, resting in a flimsy cocoon, leaves te mine through the upper epidermis.

host plants

Ulmaceae, monophagous

Ulmus glabra, minor.

distribution within Europe

Greece (Rhodes).


Deschka (1975a), Kuznetzov & Baryshnikova (2006a).

Last modified 14.i.2019